|The Underscore Orkestra - Balancing Act [BadPanda009] - The Underscore Orkestra|
Artist: The Underscore Orkestra Title: Balancing Act Catalogue n°: Bad Panda 009 Release date: 01.02.2010 The Underscore Orkestra is a Portland (Oregon) based band, playing a blend of Balkan, Klezmer, Gypsy Jazz and Swing, with a repertoire consisting of both original and traditional material from fast bulgars and melodious waltzes to odd meters and swinging rhythms. Their instrumentation includes violin, accordion, guitar, banjo, clarinet, horns, flute, harmonica, bass, vocals and percussion...
Keywords: underscore orkestra; bad panda records
Downloads: 114,756 (2 reviews)
|CJ Lavoire - The First Of The Year [BadPanda002] - CJ Lavoire|
Artist: CJ Lavoire Title: The First Of The Year Catalogue number: Bad Panda 002 Release date: 14.12.2009 Inspired and influenced by musicians like Jean Michelle Jarre, Air, Sigur Ros, Kraftwerk and Ennio Morricone, Cj (or Composer Jockey) Lavoire is the last project by Italian Valerio Franchi. As a child, Valerio had a classical education at the Saint Cecilia Conservatory, studying clarinet and obtaining a solfege degree and then developed a strong interest for choral music (Josquin Desprez) und...
Keywords: cj lavoire; the first of the year; bad panda records; indie; electronic; electropop
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badpanda096 - memotone
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|Kira Kira - Darkula Darling [BadPanda035] - Kira Kira|
Kira Kira either plays solo or with a cozy crew of 1-7 friends: Alex Somers on piano, glock and casio puppy. EirÃkur Orri Ãlafsson on trumpet and keyboard. Samuli Kosminen on percussion (dingalee dang). PÃ©tur HallgrÃmsson on lapsteel (skriÃ°gÃtar) and ukulele. KÃ¡ri HÃ³lmar Ragnarsson on trombone and noises. Hilmar Jensson on guitar. MagnÃºs Helgason on super 8 projector. Kira herself (KristÃn BjÃ¶rk KristjÃ¡nsdÃ³ttir) sings and plays home made gadgets, laptop, guit...
Keywords: kira kira
|Gareth Dickson - Noon [BadPanda020] - Gareth Dickson|
Gareth Dickson is a Glasgow based musician who has been steadily working his way to the attention of the music community over the last few years. His music consists of solo acoustic guitar, often lightly processed with reverb and analogue delay, and vocals. In style it is influenced as much by Aphex Twin and Brian Eno as by acoustic guitarists such as Bert Jansch and Nick Drake. As well as writing and recording his own music for a number of labels, he has toured extensively playing guitar with V...
Keywords: gareth dickson; bad panda records
|Riding Alone for Thousands of Miles – Brick City Love Song [BadPanda018] - Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles|
Read all the details at http://badpandarecords.wordpress.com/2010/04/05/badpanda018/
Keywords: bad panda records; Riding Alone For Thousands Of Miles
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|Friendly Foliage - Masonic Meadows [BadPanda019] - Friendly Foliage|
Friendly Foliage is the electronic project of Garrett Crosby, a 19 year old currently attending the University of Montevallo. He has been working on electronic music for only about two years, but has been playing guitar and piano since he was fourteen. His greatest influences are minimalist classical composers such as Steve Reich and Philip Glass, contemporary alternative acts such as Animal Collective and Radiohead, and other electronic musicians like Flying Lotus and Four Tet...
Keywords: friendly foliage; bad panda records
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|badpanda092 - Possimiste|
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|Jon Coyle - Friends in a Circle [BadPanda008] - Jon Coyle|
Artist: Jon Coyle Title: Friends in a Circle Catalogue n: Bad Panda 008 Release date: 25.01.2010 Hailing from Philadelphia, Jon Coyle makes sounds with all sorts of things- piano, percussion, toy instruments, voice, and electronics are just a few. His music can at times be serene, reflective, earthy, screwy, or anything else, depending on who is listening. In 2009, he released Woods, a collection of instrumental songs peppered with sparse improv and ambient textures...
Keywords: jon coyle; friends in a circle; bad panda records
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Bad Panda 044 : Symfoniorkestern
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|Barzin - It's Come to This [BadPanda005] - Barzin|
Artist: Barzin Title: It's Come to This Catalogue n°: Bad Panda 005 Release date: 04.01.2010 Barzin has been compared to such artists as Sparklehorse, Low, Red House Painters and Bill Callahan and his last effort, "Notes to an Absent Lover", out on Monotreme Records, was acclaimed by Mojo, Uncut, and Q and ended up in many lists for the best albums of 2009. "It's Come To This" is a beautiful previously unreleased song and Barzin kindly decided to make it available to all, via Bad Panda Records...
Keywords: barzin; it's come to this; bad panda records; creative commons music; netlabel
|Dumbo Gets Mad - Eclectic Prawn [BadPanda49] - Dumbo Gets Mad|
Do you remember the Pink Elephants on Parade scene, from the 1941 Disney masterpiece, in which Dumbo, after accidentally becoming intoxicated, see pink elephants sing, dance, and play trumpets during a hallucination sequence? Yes, Dumbo gets mad! Dumbo Gets Mad is an italian psych-rock project. He released on July his debut song, Plumy Tale [mp3] that was the feel good hit of last summer around here...
Keywords: Dumbo Gets Mad
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Keywords: civil civic
|A Weather - Giant Stairs [BadPanda013] - a weather|
Artist: A Weather Title: Giant Stairs Catalogue n: Bad Panda 013 Release date: 29.02.2010 Portland, Oregon-based A Weather are here for your listening pleasure. The indie-folk unit will release tomorrow, March 2, their forthcoming sophomore album Everyday Balloons, on Team Love Records (the label founded by Conor Oberst/Bright Eyes). "Giant Stairs" is their new single from the upcoming album and the hushed-pop of this track has all of the charm and soft arrangement that made their debut, Cove, s...
Keywords: a weather; bad panda records
|[BadPanda036] The Lucky Dip Escapade – Camp Fire Song|
Keywords: lucky dip escapade
|badpanda041 - Frederik Teige|
Frederik Teige is known for being a live-band member of superbe danish group Efterklang. He is a multi-instrumentalist (singer, guitar, sax, bass, etc) based in Copenhagen, Denmark and as a result has since 2007 toured all over Europe & North America. Between tour dates Frederik enlisted the help of some of his close musician friends from other bands in Denmark ( Howl Baby Howl, Peter Broderick, A Kid Hereafter, Chimes and Bells) and recorded his debut full length - 'Body God'...
Keywords: Frederik Teige
|badpanda060 - southern shores|
Downloads: 117,562 (1 review)
|Great Lake Swimmers - Gonna Make It Through This Year [BadPanda016] - great lake swimmers|
A band like Great Lake Swimmers shouldn't really need an introduction, but if you've never heard of them, here we are. The group has been recently honoured at the Juno Awards in the roots & traditional album of the year and at the Canadian Music Week in the best folk album. The band is built around the singer-songwriter Tony Dekker and their style has been compared to Red House Painters, Nick Drake, Iron & Wine and Neil Young, as well as Will Oldham and Sufjan Stevens...
Keywords: great lake swimmers; bad panda records
|Beast, Please Be Still [BadPanda034] - Beast, Please Be Still|
Beast, Please Be Still is a seven piece instrumental landscape from Seattle. A collection of emotive story-telling, the music of this collaborative sounds like an orchestra of beautiful, post-everything. Moments of tender sweetness lead to bone crushing sweetness.
Keywords: Beast Please Be Still
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Keywords: James Irwin
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Keywords: Baby Jazz
|badpanda090 - Green Like July|
Keywords: Green Like July
|badpanda097 - Fruit Flesh|
|badpanda038 - Desmond and the Tutus|
Formed December 2005, Desmond & The Tutus plays an infectiously awesome blend of Rock 'n Roll, Indie Kwela Pop and Genius. You will have fun or else you will die. Not because we're going to get all offended and poke your eyes out with sharp sticks or anything but rather because you'll be trampled to a bleeding pulp by all the happy dancers jumping around like little crazies. You'll dance. You'll cry...
Keywords: Desmond and the Tutus
|end's not near - Indian Summer [BadPanda33] - end's not near|
Coming from Fukuoka and taking his name from a beautiful song by The New Year, end's not near is the mysterious project of the japanese producer morisun. Indian Summer has been already featured in the short film produced by Hitomi Moriwaki. You will find here: Japanese minimalism, clever sampling and a happy trumpet. Summer is near.
Keywords: end's not near
|Metal On Metal - Bastard (The Sequel) [BadPanda011] - Metal On Metal|
Artist: Metal On Metal Title: Bastard (The Sequel) Catalogue n°: Bad Panda 011 Release date: 15.02.2010 Ten easy to digest metal bites: 1 Metal On Metal are from the streets of Vilnius (Lithuania). There's three of them: Manfredas, Kym Wild, Miss America. They call their music slaughterhouse and produce it in former sewing factory. 2 Their name Metal On Metal is inspired by Kraftwerk song of 1975...
Keywords: metal on metal; bad panda records
|Strayfolk - What Wouldn't I Do [BadPanda022] - Strayfolk|
This monday we're going to Sweden with Henrik Thoren and his group, Strayfolk. I would have never imagined to find a great swedish americana group, inspired by Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Hank Williams, Steve Earle, Woody Guthrie in the country-folk area. It really sounds great to our ears. The song released for Bad Panda has been a part of the live set for a few years and this recording features only a few members improvising an arrangement for a song that was then only a day old or so...
Keywords: bad panda records; strayfolk
Downloads: 13,252 (1 review)
|Maryos - African Era [BadPanda015] - maryos|
Inspired by the likes of Midnight Juggernauts, Cut Copy, Modeselektor, Daft Punk and Woolfy, he started making little edits, remixes and DJing with his friend Corey. Maryos & Corey had their first digital release on RuNT Records at the age of 15. Moving on a year or so after that Maryos' taste of music developed and pushed him to try and make deeper, funkier tracks. Shortly after this he got a bit of love from one of his idols, the guru of funk, Woolfy from the US for one of his tracks...
Keywords: maryos; bad panda records
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Keywords: leonard mynx
|American Green - She Goes To France... [BadPanda004] - American Green|
Artist: American Green Title: She Goes To France... Catalogue number: Bad Panda 004 Release date: 28.12.2009 American Green is the indietronica/post-rock project of japanese musician Takafumi Shirai. All his music is written and recorded in School Notebook Studio - his own bedroom. I am Takafumi Shirai at "AMERICAN GREEN". I was born in Fukuoka Japan on March 1985. AMERICAN GREEN is one of my favorite colors...
Keywords: american green; she goes to france; bad panda records
|Hi Tiger - Stop Believing [BadPanda029] - Hi Tiger|
A New Hampshire based collective with at least 6 people. Sprung from the Dj and Production group known as Neon Coyote. We began in 2008. Started off as weird spacey resin hit music. Then we harnessed the power of the resin into some sort of fuzzy dance music.
Keywords: Hi Tiger
|Louis Aguilar - Six Feet Under [BadPanda003] - Louis Aguilar|
Artist: Louis Aguilar Title: Six Feet Under Catalogue number: Bad Panda 003 Release date: 21.12.2009 Louis Aguilar is a young musician from France. Born in 1990, he started playing music when he was just 7 and released his first self produced album at the age of 16. He already toured all around France, supporting artists as Moriarty, O'Folk Brothers, Micah P Hinson, Devendra Banhart and he's currently majoring in Art at the Missouri Valley College in order to become a tattoo artist...
Keywords: louis aguilar; six feet under; bad panda records; folk
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|Growsound - Wet Highway [BadPanda006] - Growsound|
Artist: Growsound Title: Wet Highway Catalogue n°: Bad Panda 006 Release date: 11.01.2010 Home-made electronic music of 22 yr old John Lubushkin living in Santa Cruz, CA. Hip-hop/drum 'n' bass influenced beats with acoustic guitars and mellow synths. http://cllct.com/release/growsound http://www.myspace.com/growsoundz DISCOGRAPHY: Growsound (Cllct, 2009)
Keywords: growsound; bad panda records
|Slutet - Psykbryt / Vilse [BadPanda023] - Slutet|
Slutet have made themselves a name on the alternative rockscene with their unique combination of dreamlike soundlandscapes and funeralmoods which sometimes aches as much in the ears as in the heart.
Keywords: slutet; bad panda records
|Andy & Muzz - Hands to the Ground [BadPanda001] - Andy & Muzz|
Artist: ANDY & MUZZ Title: Hands to the Ground Catalogue number: Bad Panda 001 Release date: 07.12.2009 "Andy and Muzz" are a musical duo based in London. They met in 2005. Inspired by watching sunrises over Regents Park, they started making music around 2006. After a whole year they managed to make a grand total of 3 songs (Lights when I close my eyes, Wooden Blocks and Hands to the Ground), gaining much critical praise...
Keywords: andy and muzz; bad panda records
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|badpanda079 - Ghostly Dust Machine|
Keywords: Ghostly Dust Machine
|badpanda081 - Berlinist|